Cummins, Lawrence Delworth, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 000X, USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)
Service Years
1943 - 1971
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Date of Passing
Jan 06, 2007
 
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
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01Feb07 - Capt. L. D. Cummins, U.S. Navy (Ret.) was born on Feb. 18, 1921 in Webster Groves. Mo. He attended Washington University in St. Louis prior to entrance in the Naval Academy. He received his commission as ensign with the 1944 class. He progress from junior ensign on the USS Hughes in 1943 to gunnery officer in the closing stages of World War II and finally served as executive officer from December 1945 to September 1946.



He next reported to Commander Destroyer Flotilla Three and served with that staff in China as flag lieutenant and communications officer. His duty assignments have commanding officer of LSMR 403; aide to the commandant, Fourth Naval District; executive officer of the USS Newman K. Perry; command staff course, Naval War College; destroyer detail desk, Bureau of Naval Personnel; commanding officer of the USS Bauer; training and readiness section, staff commander cruiser-destroyer Force Pacific; commanding officer of the USS Towers; staff of Supreme Allied Commander, Europe; chief of Navy Section, MAAG, Denmark and assistant chief of staff, operations and readiness, staff of commander First Fleet.



Decorations and awards include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Area Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal with six battle starts, Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Asiatic,) China Service Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal with two battle stars and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation. He retired in 1971.



Del was the father to six children, three of his own: Larry Cummins of Bisbee, Ariz.; Karen Pida of Falls Church, Va.; Sharon Cummins of Chula Vista; and three of Pat's children; Kimberly Kelbe of Albuquerque, N.M.; Karen Kaufman of Coronado; and Kenneth Kaufman of San Diego



Del resided with his wife of 32 years, Patricia, in Coronado.



Services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.



Coronado Eagle & Journal

1/26/2007

   

  1965-1966, 000X, USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)

Captain

From Month/Year
May / 1965

To Month/Year
December / 1966

Unit
USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32) Unit Page

Rank
Captain

NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator

Location
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 USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32) Details

USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)
Hull number LSD-32

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Thomaston-class

Strength
Command

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NC Lotz, Dave, NCC
   

Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012
   
   
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17 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32)

Dew, John, LT, (1963-1969) OFF 310X Lieutenant Junior Grade
DeVoe, Walter, PO1, (1962-1994) RM RM-2325 Petty Officer Second Class
Gillespie, Larry, PO2, (1966-1970) QM QM-0230 Petty Officer Second Class
Jewell, Edward, PO2, (1961-1966) EN EN-3300 Petty Officer Second Class
Overton, Danny, PO2, (1965-1969) SM SM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
PALMER, TIM, PO2, (1966-1970) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Yoder, Jim, CPO, (1960-1979) ETN ETN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Bieri, Richard, PO3, (1963-1966) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Digsby, Charles, PO3, (1963-1967) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Galvan, Jeremiah, PO3, (1965-1970) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Proulx, Eugene, PO3, (1961-1967) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ruehr, David, PO3, (1962-1966) ETR ETR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Graham, Sterling, PO3, (1964-1966) CT CT-0000 Seaman
Blackader, Bob, CPO, (1963-1995) RD Petty Officer Second Class
Matznick, Robert, PO1, (1960-1980) Petty Officer Second Class
Favinger, Hal, PO1, (1965-1975) Petty Officer Third Class
Williams, Barry, PO3, (1964-1967) Petty Officer Third Class

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